My name is Stephanie Nolasco, I am a junior in high school at Granada Hills Charter High School. I'm currently reading Red Azalea by Anchee Min. For the past few months, I have been learning to bake and have made cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and brownies from scratch, and hope to learn more.
There’s hardly any greenery in Koreatown. The parks in Koreatown are sparse and run down. There aren’t many places where the community can really come together and bond, which is why a community garden is a great way to meet new people and learn how rewarding it is to grow your own food.
First off I want to start this post by talking about why housing issues matter so much to me. As a person who has lived in California all their life, I have seen firsthand the consequences of the housing crisis in this state. Parks I used to walk in are now tent cities for the homeless.
Lila Perl is a sophomore high school student and volunteer at her local public library. She hopes that by sharing her experiences over the last 2 years, other teens will be excited to participate in the many projects and programs that each library hosts.
Many facets of daily life have been harshly affected by the spread of COVID-19. People are losing their jobs, most major countries have seen some form of strict stay at home order, and there has been a mass movement onto online communication platforms.
Humans are destroying the planet. We’re eviscerating our atmosphere with growing holes in the ozone and using the planet as our trash can with no awareness of the consequences. It can be overwhelming to think about. You may be thinking...“well, don’t blame me!” or “what can I do about it?”